First Philippine Festival of Books for Children
Philippine Expressions Bookshop kicks off Filipino American History Month with the first Philippine Festival of Books for Children.
Guests can meet the authors, enjoy book talks and book signings, as well as music, games, and other activities for kids.
The event features an exhibit of books illustrated by Jose Aruego and a storytelling of a Philippine tale, Juan and the Asuangs.
- Marielle Atanacio, author and illustrator of Who Turned on the Sky
- Tracy Badua, author of Freddie vs the Family Curse
- Annie Cheng, author of Nurse Mommies are the Best and Nurse Ube Sings Karaoke
- Jenn Estacio, author of Buko
- Jocelyn Francisco, author of Hay Bahay, the latest of her Filipino first language series
- Dan Manalang, author of Ambrosia
- Zachlewis B Maravilla, author of A Splendor Adventure
- Leslie V Ryan, author of I am Flippish!
- Rowena Similar, author Rom-rom Counts to Ten
- Michelle Sterling, author of When Lola Visits
- Jennifer Suzara Cheng, author of Tide Pool Adventure and Ocean Adventure
And serving as Master of Ceremonies:
- Marylaine Viernes, author of Bakey-Wakey Little Baby
Registration is recommended but not required.